Madeleine Midgley writes about her forthcoming publication exploring the visit to Penzance in 1925 by J.A. Rogers, the prominent African-American writer, that is being launched in October this year by Cornish Story as part of Black History month at the Institute of Cornish Studies. Joel Augustus Rogers, more widely known as J.A. Rogers (1880-1966) was a…Continue Reading “J.A. Rogers in Penzance”

Join contributing writer Emma Gibbs as she delivers her sparkling review of The Mousehole Cat, adapted by playwright Alan M. Kent, which was performed at The Minack Theatre last month. Last month, I went to the Minack Theatre to see the much-anticipated production of The Mousehole Cat, inspired by the children’s book of the same…Continue Reading “The Mousehole Cat”

In Her Wake is the third novel from author Amanda Jennings. Join Cornish Story’s editor Emily Ould as she gives a review of the author’s new novel which is set in Cornwall.  In Her Wake not only tells the story of a woman trying to reconnect with a family she never knew, but also takes place…Continue Reading “Review: In Her Wake”

The Royal Holloway proudly hosted the first ever Cornwall Connections Conference last month. Join Ben Gilby as he gives Cornish Story an insight into the event. This year, Saturday 12th March saw a fascinating day of discussion as the first Cornwall Connections Conference, a joint initiative between the Faculty of Geography & Earth Sciences at…Continue Reading “Cornwall Connections”

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Contributing writer Emma Gibbs gives a review of Duchy Ballet’s performance at Hall for Cornwall in Truro last month. On the 11th March, I was treated to an evening of ballet at the Hall for Cornwall with Duchy Ballet’s much anticipated performance of The Snow Queen and Stepping Out to Gershwin. Ballet is something very…Continue Reading “Review: Duchy Ballet”

Red Witch by Anna McKerrow

The second instalment in Anna McKerrow’s Crow Moon series is out on the 10th March. The author’s brand new novel Red Witch is the second book of a fantasy trilogy, which centres on Cornwall. Read on to discover more about the book and where you can get your own copy! Last year, Anna McKerrow released her debut novel…Continue Reading “Review: Red Witch”